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love shoes but hate the price tag?
Hi im not too sure if your familiar with iron fist shoes but they do the coolest heels i have ever seen, however when looking at the price tag i know its either pay a bill or buy the shoes.. needless to say the stupid bill comes first! so i decided that if i couldnt afford super cool shoes that i was going to make them! so here is a step by step project on how to make heels that wont hurt the bank balance and still make you look trendy :D enjoy

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  • How to make a high heel shoe. New Shoes That Your Wallet Loves! - Step 1
    Step 1

    so start out with a pair of cheap black shoes. not fabric or patent. just a smooth pair. make sure they fit first!!

  • How to make a high heel shoe. New Shoes That Your Wallet Loves! - Step 2
    Step 2

    so start off with the teeth first. if you can, get a picture of what you want to paint so you have a reference, i used a white water colour pencil to draw in the detail but with this design i vote "wing it" its a zombie after all so dont be too precise :)i found it easier to work on both shoes at the same time so when one is drying you can work on the other one

  • How to make a high heel shoe. New Shoes That Your Wallet Loves! - Step 3
    Step 3

    ok, so with the teeth dry start on the eye socket. use a medium brush and paint a rough outline like mine, if you make it too even it looks weird. and then paint in the eye over it just make sure its 100% dry before you so anything with the eye

  • How to make a high heel shoe. New Shoes That Your Wallet Loves! - Step 4
    Step 4

    i love this green paint. all you need to do here is paint a undercoat of green it doesnt matter if its streaky( which it will be) just make sure all black is covered except between the teeth, let it dry and paint over it again. it should still be a little streaky but its ok your gonna paint over it with black detail soon enough so dont panic :D

  • How to make a high heel shoe. New Shoes That Your Wallet Loves! - Step 5
    Step 5

    rinse and repeat for the other shoe

  • How to make a high heel shoe. New Shoes That Your Wallet Loves! - Step 6
    Step 6

    so this is where your shaky hand comes into play lol get your black paint and with a small brush outline the eye socket and the pink bit. and put in lines and "wrinkles" anywhere you think looks good.

  • How to make a high heel shoe. New Shoes That Your Wallet Loves! - Step 7
    Step 7

    do the other shoe, wait for both to dry and do the same thing on the green surface. make tears with black splodges and then thin lines are where you have done it. just watch because it is a messy job. then the last bit is to detail the teeth.dont be too precise just do what you think is right with the lines and shapes

  • How to make a high heel shoe. New Shoes That Your Wallet Loves! - Step 8
    Step 8

    and there you go. a cheap pair of black heels transformed into super cool zombie shoes! make sure to varnish them before you go out in them because the paint might chip!

  • How to make a high heel shoe. New Shoes That Your Wallet Loves! - Step 9
    Step 9

    tada :D i hope this tutorial helps you and if you need any help just leave a comment below and ill get back to you. happy crafting :D

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CO + K User

It's so cool to see all the different versions!

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zombie11
zombie11 · Bristol, United Kingdom

awesome!!!

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Jennifer R.
Jennifer R. · 4 projects

EPIC. NOTHING ELSE NEEDED TO SAY

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liaisarandompanda
liaisarandompanda · Stirling, Scotland, GB

BRILLIANT!

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Mi.ezekatze
Mi.ezekatze · Las Vegas, Nevada, US · 128 projects

I want to kiss you!!! I've seen these a gazillion times and wanted them soo bad and NEVER thought about making them myself. :D

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Flaaren
Flaaren · Caracas, Venezuela

i love it *-*

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Adeedee
Adeedee · Ashqelon, IL · 5 projects

Wow! it turned out better then the original!!
Does the shoes have to be leather/leather like? and will acrylic paint work just as well?

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Feisty Fidget
Feisty Fidget · Poole, Dorset, Dorset · 6 projects

Amazing! You are one talented lady!! Thank you for sharing x

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Natasha R.
Natasha R. · Knox, Indiana , United States · 9 projects

what type of varnish did you use?

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Po!s0n Si0uX
Po!s0n Si0uX · Tijuana, BC, Mexico · 3 projects

OMG I'm totally doing this this weekend!

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